Nashville, TN (PRWEB) November 14, 2012
As publishers reinvent traditional publishing models and add complimentary digital offerings, more book industry leaders, including publisher Chronicle Books, are selecting Ingram’s CoreSource® platform to manage digital assets and distribute e-books to a worldwide audience.
"We believe that digital publishing is a huge opportunity for the future of our industry," said Jack Jensen, President of Chronicle Books. "Our objective at Chronicle is to create and distribute exceptional publishing that's instantly recognizable for its spirit, creativity, and value, and with Ingram's CoreSource platform, we gain the relevant tools we need to share our popular and award-winning content, in whichever form our customers prefer, with more readers worldwide."
Chronicle Books specializes in award-winning, innovative books for adults and children. Chronicle publishes best-selling cookbooks; craft books; fine art, design, photography, and architecture; lifestyle and pop culture; humor; literature; travel; and game books. Chronicle also publishes e-books in diverse categories such as cooking, humor, children’s, craft, parenting, literature, non-fiction, and more. Chronicle’s e-book offerings include best-sellers like the Ivy & Bean series, Cake Pops by Bakerella, Decorate by Holly Becker, Bobbi Brown’s Pretty Powerful, and Inside HBO’s Game of Thrones.
“As digital technology continues to reshape how people read, we continue to develop our CoreSource platform to help publishers create and sell more content worldwide," said Marcus Woodburn, Vice President of Digital Products, Ingram Content Group. "We are pleased that Chronicle Books has selected our CoreSource platform to share their innovative publishing with more readers, and we look forward to helping them grow."
Ingram’s CoreSource platform is an easy to use, online solution for the storage, management, and distribution of digital content. The CoreSource platform solution delivers a secure, searchable content repository and a high-capacity data distribution network, allowing publishers to move digital content easily and swiftly from their organization to any channel partner globally.
ABOUT CHRONICLE BOOKS
One of the most admired and respected publishing companies in the U.S., Chronicle Books was founded in 1967 and over the years has developed a reputation for award-winning, innovative books. Recognized as one as the 50 best small companies to work for in the U.S. (and the only independent publisher to receive this award), the company continues to challenge conventional publishing wisdom, setting trends in both subject and format, maintaining a list that includes much admired illustrated books and gift products in design, art, architecture, photography, food, lifestyle, pop culture, and acclaimed children’s titles. Chronicle Books’ objective is to create and distribute exceptional publishing that’s instantly recognizable for its spirit, creativity, and value. For more information about Chronicle Books visit http://www.chroniclebooks.com
Ingram Content Group is a subsidiary of Nashville-based Ingram Industries Inc. The company provides books, music and media content to over 39,000 retailers, libraries, schools and distribution partners in 195 countries. More than 26,000 publisher use Ingram’s fully integrated physical and digital solutions and programs to realize the full business potential of books. Ingram’s operating units are Ingram Book Company, Lightning Source Inc., Vital Source Technologies, Inc., Ingram Periodicals Inc., Ingram International Inc., Ingram Library Services Inc., Spring Arbor Distributors Inc., Ingram Publisher Services Inc., Tennessee Book Company LLC, and Coutts Information Services. For more information, visit http://www.ingramcontent.com
Keel Hunt, Ingram Content Group / 615-321-3110
Liza Algar, Chronicle Books / 415-537-4261
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